Healthy Living Herbs
The name in herbs to be trusted for the best results. Follow our easy growing plans and tips, and you and your family will surely enjoy the benefits of freshly and naturally grown herbs in your daily life. Seasonal herbs available at your local Garden Center. Information cards that highlight the most popular use of the herb will help you to make the correct choice.
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Soothing herbal cream Gather some skin healing herbs from your garden such as Rose Geranium, Lavender and Chamomile and follow our step by step method for a soothing herbal cream. Do remember to make some space in you herb garden for Calendula, the winter herb that heals from within.
Healthy Soil with More Compost Improve the structure of your soil as well as the absorption of nutrients by plants by adding more compost. Farmers who experience decrease in yield, in spite of applying more fertilizer will see drastic increases after using more organic material mixed into the soil. This highlights the fact that the […]
Cooking with Rosemary Rosemary is an evergreen perennial plant which can be harvested all year round. It produces small pretty blue flowers in the winter and early spring. A good time to prune rosemary into shape is after it has flowered. Rosemary can be used fresh or dried. It is an evergreen plant so using […]
The waxing phase of the Moon The period from New moon to Full Moon is known as the waxing phase and is beneficial for sowing and planting of new crops. To optimize this potential, select a day according to the part of the plant that is going to be used: • Fire days: seed & […]
Add something new and interesting to your herb collection. Lovage is easy to grow and the leaves will give you the similar flavour as celery, with an aniseed twist. Use it creatively in the following ways: • Casseroles: The anise, celery flavor of the lovage works really well. • Lentils: Sweat a few leaves with […]
Pennyroyal for Pest Control Pennyroyal is an ant repellent which can be used under roses and also sprinkled in other places around the house. Sprinkle some in the Worm Bin if ants are a problem together with Tansy. If you have ants on your plants then have a closer look and see if there are […]
Winter Solstice On 21 June it is the shortest day and the longest night – the deepest point of winter. From now on the days will get longer and the nights shorter as we start heading for the 2011 Spring season. Although still cold, it is a very good time to start planning your herb […]